Valuing the storm protection service of estuarine and coastal ecosystems

Valuing the storm protection service of estuarine and coastal ecosystems

Primary Country: Thailand
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
(a) $146,882,870 at NPV 10% discount rate per 18.0 km^2 value of storm protection services of mangroves, Thailand 1996-2004 using Replacement Cost Method (b) $4,869,720 at NPV 10% discount rate per 3.44 km^2 value of storm protection services of mangroves, Thailand 1996-2004 using RCM (c) $3,382,169 at NPV 10% discount rate per 18.0 km^2 value of storm protection services of mangroves, Thailand 1996-2004 using Expected Damage Function Approach (d) $645,769 at NPV 10% discount rate per 3.44 km^2 value of storm protection services of mangroves, Thailand 1996-2004 using EDF Approach
Methodology: Replacement Cost Method and Expected Damage Function Approach

Publication information

Barbier, E.B. [Initial. Lastname] (J. Doe) “Valuing the storm protection service of estuarine and coastal ecosystems” Ecosystem Services 11: 32-38, 2015

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